Virgin River on Netflix has its audience in a vise. The TV show depicts Mel Monroe and Jack Sheridan’s relationship. Alexandra Breckenridge plays Mel (Martin Henderson). The Netflix series, which is based on Robyn Carr’s books, has one of the largest viewership. Greek creator Patrick Sean Smith will now serve as the show’s new showrunner for season 5. This season is also anticipated to be tough and weighty in a manner that previous seasons have not. Season 5 of Virgin River will include 12 episodes instead of the usual 10. This is similar to season 4. But it promises to be very different from earlier seasons of the show.
Brady’s actor, Ben Hollingsworth, told TV Line that he thinks this season will be bigger and better than any of the others thus far. On the Virgin River, we’re taking on some really large projects that have never been done. I’ll have a great deal of fun playing Brady in this crucial episode. Mike and Brady appear to be getting closer and closer, thus I expect there will be some conflict between them. Given that Brady has been cleared of all charges, I would anticipate some form of reconciliation between Jack and Brady, but we’ll have to wait and see.
Season 5 will be ‘heavy’ and ‘intense’
This Virgin River season will not only be considerably different from previous ones, but it will also cover more serious subjects. Virgin River hasn’t shied away from topics like miscarriage, sexual assault, death, PTSD, violence, and other similar topics, but it has largely stayed light and fluffy.
Season 5 is now expected to be aggressive and heavy. Currently filming season 5, Breckenridge told New Beauty, “I believe this season has started nicely and we’re going into a couple of episodes that are quite serious.” They’re quite dramatic, and I believe they’re some of our greatest episodes ever. This season, I believe, there will be a high level of drama that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. I certainly hope so. I can’t wait to start that.
In Season 5 of “Virgin River,” Jack’s history can resurface and haunt him
Even if Jack and Mel’s relationship is stable and it appears that he is making progress with his PTSD, he will still encounter numerous challenges. Not only has Charmaine disclosed that he is not the father of her twins, but via the company he’s creating with Nick, he’s also unintentionally been involved with Melissa (played by Barbara Pollard) (Keith MacKechnie).
Mandy, Jack’s ex-wife, may return to haunt him from Jack’s past. Jack isn’t a talker, as we all know, although he did mention his ex-wife in passing. Fans now anticipate her comeback in season 5. We are carefully counting all of the wonderful Easter eggs and breadcrumbs that have been left, Smith told Glamour.